Impossible protest: noborders in Calais

  title={Impossible protest: noborders in Calais},
  author={J. Rigby and Raphael Schlembach},
  journal={Citizenship Studies},
  pages={157 - 172}
  • J. Rigby, Raphael Schlembach
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Citizenship Studies
  • Since the closure of the Red Cross refugee reception centre in Sangatte, undocumented migrants in Calais hoping to cross the border to Britain have been forced to take refuge in a number of squatted migrant camps, locally known by all as ‘the jungles.’ Unauthorised shanty-like residences built by the migrants themselves, living conditions in the camps are very poor. In June 2009, European ‘noborder’ activists set up a week-long protest camp in the area with the intention of confronting the… CONTINUE READING


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